Meet Our Board

Leadership Within Montgomery County Medical Society

Leadership in the Montgomery County Medical Society consists of an elected Board of Directors, including a President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and three Directors at Large. Additionally, the Chief Medical Officer of Kettering  Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Dayton Children’s Hospital are also seated on the Board.    Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County and the  WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine are invited to appoint a representative to serve as an ex-officio member on the Board.  The Board of Directors typically meets five times throughout the year as well as providing support to other activities/events.  If you are currently a member of MCMS and would like an opportunity to serve the Society, please contact us via this website. 

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Ricardo Buenaventura, M.D.

Dr. Buenaventura completed his medical degree at Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans before finishing his anesthesiology residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.  After his residency, Dr. Buenaventura served on active duty in the United States Air Force as a staff anesthesiologist and pain management physician at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center in Ohio. Following his honorable discharge from the military, Dr. Buenaventura completed a one-year pain medicine fellowship at the Ohio State University Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  This advanced training provided additional experience in advanced pain management techniques and the treatment of cancer pain. 

Dr. Buenaventura is president of the Ohio Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and involved in advocacy for pain management at local and national levels to help benefit all patients suffering from chronic pain.

John Corker, M.D.
First Vice President

Dr. Corker is committed to providing competent, compassionate care for his patients, and to strengthening humanism and empathy in the practice of medicine. These interests are highlighted in his award-winning medical talk show, Radio Rounds ™, previously featured on Dayton NPR affiliate 91.3 WYSO and airing to its international audience online from 2009-2018. Archived podcasts are available for free at

  Dr. Corker is a proud graduate of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, and completed his Emergency Medicine training in the busiest ER in America at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX. He spent the 2012-2013 academic year completing a health policy fellowship with the American Medical Association (AMA) in Washington DC, and is honored to serve his patients and colleagues in Montgomery County through this Medical Society.

Thomas Proctor, M.D.
Second Vice President

Dr. Proctor is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County.   A former high school teacher at Miami Valley School, he pursued a career in medicine through Wright State University School of Medicine and completed his emergency medicine residency at Wright State in 1996.  He joined Emergency Medicine Specialists, Inc., in 1996 and is a senior partner , serving as President and CEO (2012-20). 

He has served patients in the Kettering Health Network his entire career, and has served numerous administrative roles on the Medical Staff including Chief of Staff for the Kettering Medical Center System (2018-19).  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Wright State Academy of Medicine as well as Montgomery County Medical Society.

David O. Griffith, M.D.
Immediate Past President

Dr. Griffith is a 1st generation American whose father was born in Panama. He spent 20 years in the USAF including years as a flight surgeon and back seater in the F-4 Phantom. A native Texan, and Baylor alumnus, he completed his medical school training in 1984 at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He went on to complete his Radiology residency at University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore in 1991.  His radiology practice in the military included a tour in the UK as Command Radiologist for USAFE and head of radiology services in support of Operation Sea Signal during the Haitian crisis at Guantanamo Bay. After retiring from Wright-Patterson AFB as a lieutenant colonel, he worked in Xenia at Greene Memorial Hospital and with Radiology Physicians, Inc. at Miami Valley Hospital. He is now a senior attending for Proscan Imaging and medical director at the Troy location. He is also an instructor in the Proscan Fellowship program.

Dr. Griffith has been a delegate to both the OSMA and AMA. He currently serves as Councilor for the Ohio Radiological Society.   He has held an appointment as Asst. Clinical Professor of Radiology at WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine from 2009-2019. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Radiology.

Caroline Kennebeck, M.D.

Caroline Kennebeck MD, a native Californian, moved to Dayton, OH after 15 years in the US Air Force as an OB/GYN in 2005.  She graduated from UC Berkeley and then USUHS in Bethesda, MD for medical school. Caroline joined Far Hills OB/GYN, Inc. and began teaching medical students and residents in the area. She volunteers as a clinical associate professor at Wright State University; some of the residents she taught are now her awesome partners in their independent group practice. 

She is now the president of Far Hills OB/GYN and a past president of the Dayton OB/GYN Society. She currently serves as secretary of the Montgomery County Medical Society, and in her spare time enjoys family time, skiing, biking, travel, and chocolate consumption.

Evangeline Andarsio, M.D.

Evangeline C. Andarsio, MD is a Clinical Professor of Medical Education and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (WSU-BSOM).  Dr. Andarsio is the Director of the Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness at Pure Healthcare and Director of the National Healer’s Art Program and Tending the Flame Program.  Dr. Andarsio graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine in 1984 and is double boarded in Family Practice and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Following over 25 years in private practice as an Ob-Gyn, Dr. Andarsio retired from her active practice as of January 2016. 

During her career in medicine Dr. Andarsio has held various leadership positions including President of the Montgomery County Medical Society (2010), Delegate for the Ohio AMA Delegation (2014-2016), President of the Ohio State Medical Association (2018-2019) and Chair of the OSMA Physician Well-Being Committee (2019 to present).

Tarek Sabagh, M.D.
Director At Large

Dr. Sabagh is a medical oncologist had been affiliated with the Premier Health system since residency and currently a member of Premier Physician Network  and Premier’s  MD Anderson cancer network. He has lived in the Dayton area since 1990 where he did his Residency at MVH and Oncology Fellowship at OSU. He has been in private practice for many years before joining Premier. Dr. Sabagh held several leadership positions in the Premier Health System as a President of the medical staff and member of MVH’s Board of Directors.

I believe in collaboration and advocacy to get our voices and concerns addressed. MCMS is now the one voice that’s not hospital affiliated and is an open forum to all physicians regardless of their affiliation or employment. 

Jhansi Koduri, M.D.
Director At Large

Keith Reisinger-Kindle, D.O.
Director At Large

Dr. Reisinger-Kindle (Dr. R-K)  is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wright State University where he also serves as the Associate Program Director for the OB/GYN residency program. He completed his undergraduate degree and MPH at the University of Michigan where he studied extensively anti-racism educational models and the impact of race and gender on healthcare systems. He received his MS and DO degrees from Touro University-Nevada and attended residency at the University of Massachusetts-Baystate. While he is new to Montgomery County, having practiced here for approximately two years, he is not new to physician advocacy at the state and national levels. Despite being early in his career, he has received numerous awards for resident and medical student education, patient advocacy, and for excellence in patient care. He has received national recognition for his work in advocacy spaces, most notably having recently served as a Gellhaus Fellow for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Washington DC. His clinical and research interests include: race-based healthcare disparities, LGBTQ healthcare disparities, medical education, and family planning. He lives in Washington Township with his husband and two hairless cats, and they all are anxiously awaiting placement for the adoption of an infant. 

Gerri Creel
Executive Director

A native Ohioan, Ms. Creel earned a BS degree from Kent State University, and was previously a special education teacher with Kettering City Schools. She has been employed as Communications Director of Montgomery County Medical Society since 1983, and was appointed Executive Director in March 2021.